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Re: Installing 0.60 on Debian

From: Wim Fournier <w3c@hsmade.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 10:02:35 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <1796.>
To: <schutz@mathgen.ch>, <www-validator@w3.org>

OK, explain this to me:
I installed your opensp package and tried it:

host:~# /usr/bin/onsgmls --version
/usr/bin/onsgmls:I: "OpenSP" version "1.6devel"
/usr/bin/onsgmls:<OSFD>0:1:0:E: end of document in prolog
host:~# /usr/bin/onsgmls -R
/usr/bin/onsgmls:E: invalid option "R"
/usr/bin/onsgmls:I: Try the "--help" option for more information.
host:~# dpkg -S /usr/bin/onsgmls
opensp: /usr/bin/onsgmls
host:~# dpkg -l opensp
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err:
||/ Name           Version        Description
ii  opensp         1.5release-0.0 OpenJade group's SGML parsing tools
host:~# debsums opensp |grep onsgmls
usr/bin/onsgmls                                                        OK
usr/share/man/man1/onsgmls.1.gz                                        OK

I don't get this, still 1.6devel and no -R? i purged the old ones before
this and made sure none were left...

> Frederic Schutz zei:
>> Hi,
>>>here is how I've done it.
>> [...]
>>>The good side about this is that I can do a cvs update in every
>>>directory of the validator to update.
>> Note that there is a Debian package available for the validator; if
>> you use it, everything will be installed/configured automatically
>> (including Apache), but you may not be able to install the latest CVS
>> version as easily as you do it currently -- you can still do it, but
>> combining files from different versions of the same program can cause
>> problems. In the other hand, the Debian package will also be regularly
>> updated (but only with regular versions, not with every CVS changes).
>> You can find it (as well as a few other packages needed, see below) at
>> http://www.mathgen.ch/debian/stable (or woody, or testing/sarge or
>> unstable/sid depending on the Debian version you're using). You can
>> also use apt to get the files, just add the following line in your
>> /etc/apt/sources.list file:
>> deb http://www.mathgen.ch/debian/woody ./
>> and type
>> apt-get update
>> apt-get install w3c-markup-validator
>> to install everything. Note that this package has only had limited
>> testing, and any feedback (positive/negative) is more than welcome !
>>>*NOTE: I had to edit the /var/www/validator-0.60/cgi-bin/check to
>>>remove the -R line in the call for the sgml parser on line 476.
>> If you're using the stable version of Debian ("Woody"), the opensp
>> package is a pre-version of 1.5, which doesn't understand the -R
>> switch. You can find a Debian package of opensp 1.5 (which knows about
>> the -R switch) for Woody in the same directory than the validator
>> package (if you configured sources.list as described above, you can
>> also use "apt-get install opensp" to replace your current version of
>> opensp).
>> Frédéric
> Grtz,
> Wim Fournier
> wim@hsmade.[com|net|org]


Wim Fournier
Received on Monday, 16 December 2002 04:02:37 UTC

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